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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 2:30am PDT
the economy, some are saying romney should have a major foreign policy speech days after the debate. over the weekend, the white house was on the defensive after the friday's announcement that the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in bengahzi was deliberate and organized. peter king of new york called on susan rice to resign as u.s. ambassador to the united nations after she initially claimed the attack on the consulate was part of the spontaneous protest after an anti-islamic video. yesterday paul ryan and john mccain slammed the administration's handling of the deadly attack. >> the response was slow, confused, inconsistent. they first said it was a youtube video and a spontaneous mob. we now know it was a planned terrorist attack if this was one tragic incident that would be a tragedy in itself. the problem is it's part of a bigger picture that the obama foreign policy is unraveling before our eyes on tv screens. >> i think it interferes with the depiction that the administration is trying to convey that al qaeda is on the wane, everything is fine in the middle east. >> you th
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:30am PDT
report finds that international sanctions are, in fact, hurting iran's economy but have not slowed down the nuclear program. the report calls for another round of sanctions to be implemented. >> in the race for the white house, we have got new batch of poll numbers coming out on three more battleground states. according to the new nbc/"wall street journal"/marist college poll, the president has a slim lead over voters in north carolina where the democrats held their national convention earlier this month. obama won the state in 2008 by less than 1%. he also has a two-point advantage in nevada, well within the margin of error and in new hampshire where mitt romney owns a home, obama leads 51% to 44%. in all, three states registered voters said the direction of the country had indeed improved but the most significant was in new hampshire. back in june there was a 20-point gap between so-called wrong track and right track respondents. this gap is just seven points. yesterday, iowa became the first battleground state to begin early in person voting. ohio will do the same on tuesday. for the
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
itself. call it the economy tax. it's been crushing. at the same time, gasoline prices doubled. electric rates are up, food prices are up. health care costs have gone up by $2500 a family. middle income families are being crushed. the question is how to get them going again. >> governor romney defended his tax plan repeatedly. the romney proposal would give breaks to the wealthy while putting a burden on the middle class. >> i know you and your running mate keep saying that. it's popular, but it's not the case. i have five boys. i'm used to people saying something that's not always true but keep on repeating it hoping i'll believe it. that is not the case. i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. number three, i will not, under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> for 18 months, he's been running on this tax plan. now, five weeks before the election, he's saying his idea is never mind. the fact is that if you are lowering the rates the way you describe, governor, then it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loophole that
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
about the economy. 57% say it's improving. that's the highest number this poll has recorded on this question. one thing not going the president's way here, his handling of the situations in egypt and libya. more people disapprove than approve on that question. as for mr. romney, it appears he's still paying for the comments about the 47%, 51% of respondents to this nbc poll say recent impressions made by the republican candidate make him less favorable. they view him less favorably. 28% say more favorably. >>> both presidential candidates were off the trail as they prepared for tonight's debate. the president spent the past couple of days working with his team in nevada. took a quick break to visit the hoover dam. why not while you're there. mitt romney was in colorado where he grabbed a burrito bowl at a local chipotle. he stopped to pose for pictures with this staff of the restaurant. love the guy on the right. amazing. presidential candidates spending most of their days in debate mode. it was up to the running mates to do the heavy lifting. joe biden was blasting the romney tax p
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:30am EDT
tinorn today's economy. >> i like being able to fire people. >> too many of those working are living paycheck to paycheck. >> i'll tell you what, $10,000? >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. >>'m not concerned about the ry poor. >> tifnc is my policies will make things better for them. >> my job is not to worry about those 47%. they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >> i'm mitt romney and a prove this message. >> tha aga an a frohe d c mocking mr. romney's own ad w the president speaking to a crowded kent state university, the democrats strategy is clear, keep that number 47 at the top of theonversation. >> i don't believe we are going to get very fa if we have leade who wte o haheios a bunch of victims. who don't take responsibility for their own lives. let me tell you, i have spent a t of time in ohio. and i don't meet a lot of ctim i e aot hd-woing ohioans. >> while describing the plan, the president did stumble on one important word. >> first thing is i want to see us export more jobs -- export more products --us me
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 2:30am PDT
nations, and the stability of the global economy. >> the white house came under some fire for not scheduling any face to face meetings with foreign leaders here in new york during the urn gener.n. general assembly. the white house says he did meet briefly with the new president of yemen. but no major talks with other world leaders. today the general assembly will hear from iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad for the first final before his office expires. >>> a final deadline has come and gone that would have allowed todd akin to remove his name from the senate race in missouri. yesterday afternoon as the cut off approached, the man who made national headlines with his comments on legit mate rape kicked off a statewide bus tour and vowed to stay in the race.h comments on legit mate rape kicked off a statewide bus tour and vowed to stay in the race. >> over the period of the last number of weeks, a number of people have asked me, are you quitting? there are other people that want to replace you with someone else. i don't believe that that is really my decision. the decision was ma
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)